Ondo Govt seals off Shoprite, popular market

Ondo State Waste Management Authority, ODSWMA, has sealed off Shoprite and the neighborhood market in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Monday over what was described as unsanitary and unhygienic practices.

A few days ago, the agency took similar action against five notable buildings in the state for flouting the environmental laws of the state.

Shoprite, which is located on Igbatoro road in Akure and the Neighborhood market at NEPA axis of the State capital, were accused of ignoring a series of warnings from the agency.

The General Manager of the Authority Mrs Ayo Adeyemo, said the owners of the affected facilities violated environmental laws and failed to comply with the laid down hygienic practices adding that further sanctions would be taken.


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